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[80 STAT. 1767]
[80 STAT. 1767]
PRIVATE LAW 89-000—MMMM. DD, 1966

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PROCLAMATION 3709-MAR. 31, 1966

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Proclamation 3709 PROCLAMATION AMENDING PART 3 OF THE APPENDIX TO THE TARIFF SCHEDULES OF THE UNITED STATES WITH RESPECT TO THE IMPORTATION OF AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES By the President of the United States of America A

March 3i, 1966

Proclamation

WHEREAS, pursuant to section 22 of the Agricultural Adjustment Act, as amended (7 U.S.C. 624), by Presidential Proclamations 64 Stat. 261. limitations have been imposed on the quantities of certain dairy products which may be imported into the United States in any quota year; and WHEREAS, in accordance with section 102(3) of the Tariff ClassiStat. 74. fication Act of 1962, the President by Proclamation No. 3548 of 76 USC note 19 August 21, 1963 (28 F.R. 9279) proclaimed the additional import prec.^raoa restrictions set forth in part 3 of the Appendix to the Tariff Schedules '^ ^^^^- i"^^of the United States; and ll^lc'iiiV WHEREAS the import restrictions on certain dairy products set forth in part 3 of the Appendix to the Tariff Schedules of the United States as proclaimed by Proclamation No. 3548 have been amended by Proclamation No. 3558 of October 5, 1963, Proclamation ^^ ^'^'- ^^^s. No. 3562 of November 26, 1963, Proclamation No. 3597 of July 7, 1964, yslta^^iig^^' and section 88 of the Tariff Schedules Technical Amendments Act of 1965 (79 Stat. 950); and WHEREAS the Secretary of Agriculture has reported to me that he believes that additional quantities of cheddar cheese may be imported for a temporary period without rendering or tending to render ineffective, or materially interfering with, the price support program undertaken by the Department of Agriculture with respect to milk and butterfat or reducing substantially the amount of products processed in the United States from domestic milk and butterfat with respect to wiich such program of the Department of Agriculture is being undertaken; and WHEREAS, under the authority of section 22, I have requested the United States Tariff Commission to make an investigation with respect to this matter; and WHEREAS the Secretary of Agriculture has determined and reported to me that a condition exists with respect to cheddar cheese which requires emergency treatment and the quantitative limitation imposed on cheddar cheese should be increased for the quota year ending June 30, 1966, without awaiting the recommendations of the United States Tariff Commission with respect to such action; and WHEREAS I find and declare that the importation during the remainder of the quota year ending June 30, 1966, of the additional quantity of cheddar cheese permitted by the increase in quota specified below wall not render or tend to render ineffective, or materially interfere with, the price support program which is being undertaken by the Department of Agriculture with respect to milk and butterfat and will not reduce substantially the amount of products processed in the United States from domestic milk and butterfat; and that a condition exists which requires emergency treatment and the quantita-